About: Lancaster Photography

Hi everyone.

My gallery (www.LancasterPhoto.net) is strictly to showcase my work, and give straight information (i.e. contact info and pricing). I realized that I had no good way of posting anything personal, so welcome to the Lancaster Photography Blog!
Obviously, I am a photographer. I operate both on my own from LancasterPhoto.net, and sometimes in tandem with my brother under LancasterMedia.net. He (Keith) is a videographer in the Los Angeles area… usually specializing in music events, but we will do the occasional wedding together as a team.
A bit about me:
  • I graduated from the University of California-Santa Cruz with a BA in Business Management Economics, of all things.
  • I am a musician at heart, and therefore know a lot of bands/musicians. This would probably explain the extensive gallery of Live/Promotional photos on my site.
  • Video editing is a strong hobby of mine. On the right hand side (over there –>) you’ll find a few YouTube clips of things I have produced, whether it be for someone else’s project or for my own promotion.
  • I consider myself to be extremely friendly. I take my business very seriously, but that in no way means I have to be serious. More often than not, I am asked to be more a part of someone’s wedding, rather than a contract employee. I like it that way.
  • I was not raised in a religious household. I respect and admire anyone who is honestly devoted and loyal to their spiritual belief system, and adapt as needed. So whether you have a traditional ceremony or something totally off the wall, I am always excited to be a part of it.
  • Shooting for models is a relatively new direction for me, but I am pursuing it. So please ask!
  • I am observant. Most of my couples prefer a more candid “photojournalistic” approach to their wedding, and I find that to be the most fun. Everyone wants a few good portraits, but honestly the photos of my wedding that I continue to look at are the candid ones.
  • Be open with me! I cannot think of the last time I was put off or offended by anything, and I’m always looking to shoot something new. Make suggestions if you have them!

Contact me about anything. The best way is clay@lancasterphoto.net. I am often out and about, but thanks to technology (i.e. my iPhone) I can get emails all day long. Use it!
I look forward to working with you.

Author: Lancaster Photography

Clay Lancaster is a professional wedding and event photographer in the San Francisco East Bay Area. Based in Walnut Creek, CA. Also serving the San Jose, Oakland, Napa, and Sacramento areas of Northern California. Or anywhere you need him to be.

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